Last month, you may have heard about the guy who drove a 26.5-mile loop around Manhattan in 24 minutes (and subsequently got arrested). This week, we bring you the guy who drove across the United States in a record 28 hours and 50 minutes. And if you’re looking for a different type of fast times…
When in Rome
You’ll probably never hang out with Sophia Lorens, though this article lets you peek inside her Roman villa. No, that’s not innuendo. Even if it was, she’s 79. Geez.
Get to work
The gents of Freemans Sporting Club released their fantastic Fall 2013 lookbook this week. Car trouble has never looked this good. A Continuous Lean got the nuts and bolts.
Blue is the Hottest Color
Thanks to several ringing endorsements, the world knows about Blue is the Warmest Color. If you’re still trying to decide whether or not it’s too soon to see another movie after Gravity, check out Dana Stevens’ great review in Slate.
The Future of Athletics
Now you can buy stock in an athlete’s — Texans’ running back Arian Foster’s — future. Isn’t this the plot of a straight-to-TV futuristic horror?
Big dog Craig McDean talks about his legendary career as a fashion photographer.
Touring with Lou
Lou Reed is gone, but not forgotten. Read some of his immortal words in an article about touring he wrote for the New Yorker in 1996.
The Wolf of Wall Street
Scorsese and DiCaprio…need we say more? We will. Jonah Hill, excess, greed. Yes.
How much do you know about Nigeria’s enduring monarchs? Southern Africa’s old fashioned dugout canoes? If the answer is, “nothing”, you’re about to learn a little more.
Not long ago, many considered Jiro Ono — star of the documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi — to be the greatest sushi chef in the world. New York’s top chefs are giving him a run for his money.
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